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Medea (1988)

TV Movie  -   -  Drama  -  1 April 1988 (Denmark)
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Medea is in Corinth with Jason and their two young sons. King Kreon wants to reward Jason for his exploits: he gives the hand of his daughter, Glauce, to Jason as well as the promise of the... See full summary »

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Jason
Kirsten Olesen ...
Henning Jensen ...
Solbjørg Højfeldt ...
Ammen
Preben Lerdorff Rye ...
Paedragon
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Aiceus
Ludmilla Glinska ...
Glauce
Vera Gebuhr ...
Aeldre Terne
Jonny Kilde ...
Store Dreng
Richard Kilde ...
Lille Dreng
Dick Kaysø ...
Jasons Stemme
Mette Munk Plum ...
Glauces Stemme
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Medea is in Corinth with Jason and their two young sons. King Kreon wants to reward Jason for his exploits: he gives the hand of his daughter, Glauce, to Jason as well as the promise of the throne. In exchange, Medea and the boys are to be banished. Jason explains that his actions ensure a rich future for Medea and her sons. She asks that she be allowed to stay; Kreon refuses. She asks for one more day, and begs Jason to seek the king's permission to allow their sons to stay in Corinth. Jason agrees and Medea prepares a gift for her sons to give to Glauce. Will Medea leave peacefully? Written by <jhailey@hotmail.com>

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1 April 1988 (Denmark)  »

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$1,415 (USA) (25 April 2003)

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$16,087 (USA) (5 September 2003)
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Great Film!
4 August 2004 | by (Seattle, WA) – See all my reviews

"Medea" is a truly haunting film, but you have to be a true lover of cinema to appreciate this gem.

The cinematography is ground-breaking, and at times it's hard to figure out exactly how the images are being filmed. Sometimes it appears that the film was shot, then filmed again off of a television screen. That's not to say that the images aren't beautiful and breathtaking, just that they're a little unorthodox.

I won't go into the storyline, as you can read the synopsis above, but rest assured, if you're a film buff who truly appreciates a fluid film that rewards the eyes, mind, ears, and heart, this film will leave you very satisfied.

On the other hand, if you're a high school girl who is more interested in checking the text messages on her cell phone than watching the required film in class, then you'd better go down to the multi-plex real quick.


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